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Benter's family
Benter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
58
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build a spacious house so l bought 24 iron-sheets at 16800 kshs, poles at 9500 kshs, timber at 55000 kshs, nails at 4000 kshs labor-charge 4000 kshs, l also bought 1 sack of maize at 3000 kshs the remaining balance l spent to buy food in the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because l am now staying in spacious house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my Token payment on purchase of a goat for 3,500 KES, land preparation for 5,000 KES and assorted food for 1,500 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on house construction and buying small livestock
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning on rebuilding my house and buying some livestock to rear.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement has been taking care of my children,without anyone's support.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was losing my husband and children who I depended on so much.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am having a meal with my grandchildren I feel happy.